Father Seraphim Rose: His Life and Works
|St. Herman Press (2003)|
|2 copies available|
"Hieromonk Damascene presents this Life in words so clear and inviting that the reader eagerly follows, page after page." -- Frederica Mathewes-Green, National Public Radio commentator, author of At the Corner of East and Now and The Illumined Heart
"THIS is the Fr. Seraphim I remember.... A truly exceptional book, worthy of the noble and righteous Fr. Seraphim!" -- Hieromonk Ambrose (formerly Fr. Alexey Young), author of Letters from Father Seraphim
"This excellent book is both a challenge and an inspiration to all who are searching for intellectual and spiritual integrity." -- Hieromonk Jonah, Abbot of the Monastery of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco, editor of Divine Ascent
This epic biography of Hieromonk Seraphim Rose tells the unique story of a man who, having grown up in a typical American home in southern California, became one of the greatest teachers of Orthodox Christianity in our times, loved and revered throughout Russia and Eastern Europe.
Quoting at length from his letters, journals, manuscripts, recorded lectures and published writings, this book traces Fr. Seraphims intense search for truth and his philosophical development, setting forth his message and offering a glimpse into the soul of a man who lived, even while on this earth, in the otherworldly Kingdom of God.
A greatly revised version of Not of This World, this new Life of Fr. Seraphim incorporates years of new research and includes much additional material. Because it deals closely with events in the recent history of Orthodoxy in America, the book has been reviewed prior to publication by clergy, monastics and laypeople from most of the Orthodox jurisdictions represented in this country. New edition includes: 1.)New, previously unpublished material by Fr. Seraphim. 2.)New reminiscences by those who knew Fr. Seraphim. 3.)63 new photographs. 4.)Expanded and updated bibliography and source notes.
1160 pages, 234 illustrations, paperback, Smyth-sewn binding for greater durability.